“These Questions Have Everything That Happens to me”: Analysis of a Femicide Risk Assessment Tool for Abused Women in Brazil

August 30, 2021 | By Dabney P. Evans, Casey D. Xavier Hall, Raiza Wallace Guimarães da Rocha, Sandra Marques Prado & Marcos C. Signorelli

Journal of Family Violence

The purpose of this mixed-methods triangulation study was to assess the face validity and comprehension of a femicide risk assessment tool, the Danger Assessment-Brazil (DA-Brazil) among women seeking care in a one stop center for abused women in Curitiba, Brazil. Our secondary aim was to assess professionals’ perceptions of feasibility for using the DA-Brazil in the same setting.

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